Adobe has released a security update for the Creative Cloud Desktop Application installer for Windows. This update resolves a critical vulnerability in the installer that could lead to arbitrary code execution.
|Creative Cloud Desktop Application (old installer)
||5.2 and earlier version
|Creative Cloud Desktop Application (new installer)
||2.1 and earlier versions
To check the version of the Adobe Creative Cloud desktop application installer:
- Visit Properties”>”Details” on Windows or “Get Info” on Mac to view the installer version
Adobe categorizes this update with the following priority rating and recommends users update their installation to the newest version:
The latest Creative Cloud Desktop App installer can be downloaded from the Download Center.
|Vulnerability Category||Vulnerability Impact||Severity||CVE Numbers|
|Uncontrolled Search Path
||Arbitrary Code Execution